Commodity and Energy Derivatives House of the Year - Barclays Capital

Risk Awards 2008

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"Challenging" is the best way to describe trading conditions within the commodity and energy derivatives market during 2007, says Benoit de Vitry, Barclays Capital's London-based global head of commodities, emerging markets and quantitative analytics. Take a glance at the price charts in a variety of commodity underlyings on a weekly basis, and things may not have looked too bad. "But intra-day, there have been some severe moves. On many occasions, dealers have had to manage this volatility alon